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Qubbet el-Hawa

Qubbet el-Hawa viewed from the Nile. (CC BY 3.0)

Qubbet el-Hawa is an ancient Egyptian necropolis opposite Aswan and the island of Elephantine, on the west bank of the Nile. It serves as the resting place of ancient nobles and priests from the Old and Middle Kingdoms of ancient Egypt. The necropolis in use from the Fourth Dynasty of Egypt until the Roman Period.

List of Tombs[]

Designation Owner Title(s) Period
QH2 User New Kingdom
QH4 Amenhotep New Kingdom
QH5 Qen New Kingdom
QH15 Kaqem (reused) High Priest of Khnum, Satet and Anoukis[1] Middle Kingdom (originally), New Kingdom (resused)
QH25 Sabni I Count, Royal Sealbearer 6th Dynasty, Pepi II
QH26 Mekhu Count, Royal Sealbearer 6th Dynasty, Pepi II
QH28 Heqaib-Sipenidebi 12th Dynasty, Senusret I
QH29 Sobekhotep Royal Sealbearer Old Kingdom
QH30 Heqaib II 12th Dynasty, Senusret III and Amenemhat III
QH31 Sarenput II Nomarch of Ta-Seti 12th Dynasty, Amenemhat II and Senusret III
QH32 Khema (?) 18th Dynasty
QH33 Heqaib-Ankh (?), Heqaib III Nomarch of Ta-Seti (latter)
QH34 Sittjeni B, Dedutjeni A, Sarenput-Sinofrethesu Middle Kingdom
QH34aa Sittjeni A Middle Kingdom
QH34bb Shemai Overseer of the Granary 12th Dynasty, Amenemhat II and Senusret III
QH34e Khui Count, Royal Sealbearer 6th Dynasty, Pepi II
QH34g Ankhes
QH34h Khunes Count, Royal Sealbearer 6th Dynasty
QH34i Sobekhotep (?) Royal Sealbearer Old Kingdom
QH34k Khenuzau Old Kingdom
QH34n Harkhuf Count, Royal Sealbearer 6th Dynasty, Pepi I and Pepi II
QH35 Pepinakhte-Heqaib I Count, Royal Sealbearer 6th Dynasty, Pepi II
QH35a Heqaib I
QH35c Sabni Old Kingdom
QH35d Pepinakhte-Heqaib II Count, Royal Sealbearer 6th Dynasty
QH35e Sabni II Count, Royal Sealbearer 6th Dynasty
QH35l Senmesi 18th Dynasty
QH35m Ipumesi 18th Dynasty
QH36 Sarenput I Nomarch of Ta-Seti 12th Dynasty, Senusret I
QH88 Henebaba, Heru, Sobekhotep Royal Sealbearer (Henebaba) Old Kingdom
QH89 Sabni, Sobekhotep Royal Sealbearer (Sabni) Old Kingdom
QH90 Sobekhotep Count, Royal Sealbearer Old Kingdom
QH90c Ishemai, Metjenu Royal Sealbearer (Ishemai) Old Kingdom
QH92 Ay-Nekhenet Royal Sealbearer Old Kingdom
QH93 Seni, Inihotepet, Hepi
QH98 Ishemai-Setka I Royal Sealbearer Old Kingdom
QH102 Khuienkhnum Count, Royal Sealbearer Old Kingdom
QH102c Imbi Old Kingdom
QH103 Tjetji Count, Royal Sealbearer Old Kingdom
QH105 Senenu-Nubefankh Count, Royal Sealbearer Old Kingdom
QH108 Dedutjeni B Middle Kingdom
QH109 Abebi, Tjesu, Iqeri Royal Sealbearer (Abebi) Old Kingdom
QH110 Setka-Ishemai First Intermediate Period
QH206 Kayemsenu, Iqeri, Senenu, Mery Royal Sealbearer (Iqeri) Old Kingdom
QH207 Ishemai-Setka II, Sobekhotep Nomarch of Ta-Seti (Sobekhotep) Old Kingdom
QH209 Nehri Old Kingdom

See also[]

References[]

  1. Mustafa 2016. p. 45.

Bibliography[]

  • Mustafa, I., 2016: The tomb of Kakm at Qubet-el Hawa Aswan مقبرة کاکم. The Conference Book of the General Union of Arab Archeologists. Vol. 19.
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